International Finance Corporation

Spring Meetings 2024: Vision to Impact

The 2024 Spring Meetings are taking place from April 15-20 in Washington, D.C., bringing together leaders from government, private sector, civil society, and academia to explore solutions to tackle global challenges head-on.

The Latest from IFC

Energizing Africa: What Will It Take to Accelerate Access & Improve Lives?

Join us April 17 for this event looking at how we can scale up the solutions and investments needed to help connect millions more Africans to electricity and transform African economies. 

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Global Emerging Markets Risk Database (GEMs) Consortium

The GEMs Consortium has published for the first time the recovery rates of investments with private and sub-sovereign borrowers in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies for the period 1994-2022.

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Transforming Challenge into Action: Expanding Health Coverage for All

Tune in to this April 18 event to join the discussion on how we can help ensure more people across the world have greater access to high quality and affordable health care. 

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What We Do

A strong and engaged private sector is indispensible to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That's where IFC comes in - we have more than 60 years experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they are needed most.

Products and Services

We provide investment, advice, and asset management — offerings that are mutually reinforcing and can be tailored to a client’s specific needs.

Sectors and Expertise

We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

Our Impact

IFC works with clients to create the opportunities which help the private sector mobilize solutions and finance to solve development challenges.

IFC at a glance

IFC - a member of the World Bank Group - is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.

We leverage the power of the private sector and share expertise to transform ideas into investments for green growth, inclusive jobs and impactful projects. 

  • 62.5 Million
    People connected to the internet
  • 11.3 Million
    People supplied with power
  • $226.5 Billion
    In Trade Finance Volume
  • $516.9 Billion
    In Impact from SME Loans


See where we work

IFC’s impact spans more than 100 nations. We empower entrepreneurs all over the world, turning bold ideas into engines of inclusive growth creating millions of jobs, uplifting lives, and transforming communities.